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May 2019

AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

May 31
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

May 31
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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June 2019

AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 1
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 2
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 5
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 11
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 12
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 13
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 13
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 14
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 14
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 15
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 16
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 16
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 18
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 18
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 19
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 20
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 23, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 22
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: A GREAT LEAP OF FAITH

June 23
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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Inspired by the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of American History, American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith, explores America’s bold experiment in a government “of, by, and for the people.” From the Smithsonian Institution, this exhibition is the centerpiece of a high-profile initiative on democracy and civics education. Featuring engaging multimedia experiences, immersive design, and artifacts from the Smithsonian and state historical organizations, American Democracy will demonstrate that democracy relies on our active participation in the quest to form a…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 23
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 25
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 26
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until July 28, 2019

The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 28
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 29
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

June 30
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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July 2019

AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 2
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 3
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 4
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 5
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 6
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 7
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 9
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Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 10
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 11
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 12
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 13
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 14
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 16
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 17
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 18
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 19
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 20
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 21
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 23
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 24
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 25
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 26
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 27
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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AFTER PROMONTORY: 150 YEARS OF TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROADING

July 28
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The Durham Museum, 801 S 10th St.
Omaha, NE 68108 United States
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On May 10, 1869, two railroads—built with haste, hope and aspiration—joined in a lonely, dry desert of northern Utah, at a place called Promontory. On that day, dignitaries from both companies—the Central Pacific, which had built from California, and the Union Pacific, which had built from the east—gave speeches and installed ceremonial last spikes. The ceremonies were meant as a moment of self-congratulation, but the significance of the day’s events is far broader. In the ensuing decades, railroad after railroad…

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